The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 84 100 83
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -17
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 12 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.74% 0.34% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 0.45% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 3
Median daily rate £613 £300 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+104.16% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £290 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £360 £295
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £325 £336
% change year-on-year
+14.61% -3.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £37.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+12.66% +3.44%
Automated Testing
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1320 1348 1195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 80.93% 76.90% 76.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 818 794 607
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 39 89
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -36.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £11.00 £10.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.90 £25.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -1.61%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands region citing Automated Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Automated Testing
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Automated Testing across the East Midlands region.

Automated Testing Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Automated Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

Automated Testing Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Automated Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Automated Testing across the East Midlands region.

Automated Testing Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Automated Testing
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +4 7 £700 +133.33%
Leicestershire +3 2 £238 -20.83% 1
Automated Testing
England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 10 (52.63%) Software Testing
2 9 (47.37%) SDLC
3 8 (42.11%) Test Management
4 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (31.58%) Test Automation
4 6 (31.58%) Open Source
5 5 (26.32%) HP
5 5 (26.32%) HP UFT
5 5 (26.32%) LoadRunner
6 4 (21.05%) Management Information System
6 4 (21.05%) QA
6 4 (21.05%) Selenium
6 4 (21.05%) C#
6 4 (21.05%) Waterfall
7 3 (15.79%) Node.js
7 3 (15.79%) V-Model
7 3 (15.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (15.79%) AngularJS
7 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
7 3 (15.79%) .NET
7 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
7 3 (15.79%) CSS
7 3 (15.79%) ERP
7 3 (15.79%) ISEB
7 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
8 2 (10.53%) Automotive
8 2 (10.53%) Games
8 2 (10.53%) Ruby
8 2 (10.53%) Web Development
8 2 (10.53%) .NET Framework

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (15.79%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
1 1 (5.26%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) HP UFT
1 5 (26.32%) LoadRunner
2 4 (21.05%) Selenium
3 2 (10.53%) Jasmine
3 2 (10.53%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (10.53%) TeamCity
4 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.26%) MSBuild
4 1 (5.26%) MSTest
4 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (10.53%) Automotive
1 2 (10.53%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Consultant
1 6 (31.58%) Developer
1 6 (31.58%) Test Automation Consultant
2 5 (26.32%) Test Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) .NET Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 3 (15.79%) Test Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Automation Tester
4 2 (10.53%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (10.53%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 2 (10.53%) Selenium Tester
4 2 (10.53%) Tester
4 2 (10.53%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Deployment Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Manual Tester
5 1 (5.26%) QA Tester
5 1 (5.26%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Test Manager
5 1 (5.26%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) .NET
1 3 (15.79%) AngularJS
1 3 (15.79%) CSS
2 2 (10.53%) .NET Framework
3 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.26%) Backbone.js
3 1 (5.26%) Entity Framework
3 1 (5.26%) HTML
3 1 (5.26%) React
3 1 (5.26%) Sass
3 1 (5.26%) WCF
3 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.26%) Mathematics
2 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Software Testing
2 9 (47.37%) SDLC
3 8 (42.11%) Test Management
4 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (31.58%) Open Source
4 6 (31.58%) Test Automation
5 4 (21.05%) Waterfall
6 3 (15.79%) ERP
6 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
6 3 (15.79%) V-Model
7 2 (10.53%) Automation Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (10.53%) Front End Development
7 2 (10.53%) Performance Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Regression Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Test Strategy
7 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Web Development
8 1 (5.26%) Issue Tracking
8 1 (5.26%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) C#
2 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
3 2 (10.53%) Ruby
3 2 (10.53%) SQL
4 1 (5.26%) Java
4 1 (5.26%) MATLAB
4 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) ISEB
1 3 (15.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) HP
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft